Exploring Club vs. NCAA

Brad Perkins is a senior at Liberty University and regularly attends athletic events on campus.  Last year he purchased a $50 season pass to watch hockey games at LaHaye Ice Center. “I understand why we have to pay for hockey games because (that is) the way they have to cover costs,” Perkins said. “I [do not] mind paying because I […]

Read more

Outdoor Report: Hunting

It is 5 a.m.  The sun is has not risen over the mountains.  The forest is quiet.  A hunter sits in his tree stand, braving the cold for a possible adrenaline rush.  The hunter could sit in his stand for hours and leave empty handed.  But the chance of a trophy compels him to wait. With the beginning of fall […]

Read more

Men’s soccer wins big at home

In the dusk twilight light of a waning Friday evening, men’s soccer coach Jeff Alder told his men that this game would be won upon the backs of two principles, efficiency and consistency, and stressed goals, goals, goals.

Senior Thad Taylor and a dominant Liberty midfield provided the efficiency needed for a consistent barrage of redshirt sophomore Darren Amoo goals that propelled the Flames to a 7-0 victory over NAIA opponent Southern Virginia.

Read more

NFL takes stand on devastating hits

The NFL is beginning to take a more stringent stance on what it calls “devastating” hits­, most notably helmet-to-helmet hits, following several vicious hits during the Sunday, Oct. 17 games. After reviewing several questionable plays, the NFL announced fines to three players totaling $175,000. Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison was fined $75,000 for two dangerous hits against the Cleveland Browns […]

Read more

Social media and sports

When athletes are talked about in the news, it is usually for broken records, career performances or criminal accusations.  But lately, a hot topic in sports news has been violation of league social media policies, which is no surprise in our technology-driven society. The rise of social media has happened so rapidly over the past few years, making league social […]

Read more

Volleyball triple dips this week

The Lady Flames Volleyball Team improved their winning streak to seven consecutive wins after a dominating week of three conference wins. The Flames hosted the High Point Panthers Tuesday in an even matchup.  Both teams had a 7-1 record entering the match.  The Flames took the match, winning 3-1. “We clicked together great tonight,” sophomore Hannah Anderson said. “Fighting on […]

Read more

Football wins battle of turnovers

The Liberty Flames’ 44-20 victory Saturday night against conference rival Charleston Southern was reminiscent of a lounging teen pestered by his annoying kid brother resulting in a mostly one-sided, multi-level brawl in the living room. For the first six consecutive drives of the game, both teams squared off, hollering their threats and “I’m gonnas” without much real action, much like two brothers on each side of a room verbally jockeying for an unsubstantiated upper-hand.

Read more

Men’s Soccer Slumps

The Flames men’s soccer team hit a slump last week and fell to the Virginia Cavaliers Tuesday, 2-1, on the road before returning to Osborne Stadium Saturday and getting shut out by the High Point Panthers, 2-0, on homecoming weekend. It has been a season of highs and lows for the team.  Entering last week, they were in the middle […]

Read more

Last Minute Heroics

Saturday was packed with homecoming events and ended with a successful women’s soccer game against Winthrop. An unseasonably warm day turned into a crisp fall evening, for a supportive crowd. Defense was the thematic element in this game, but in the first half, the Lady Flames played […]

Read more

Whoa! There, Tex

A weather-beaten,  burnt-orange flag whips on a pole protruding from Tex’s porch. A faded white silhouette of a longhorn dips and curls in the sigh of the breeze. Okie naps behind his thick glasses with a white ball cap with a black and orange “O-S-U” embroidered on the front pulled low. Tex sets his lemonade on the tablestand and slaps […]

Read more

Div. I Hockey now live on website

The Liberty Flames Division I men’s hockey team and the New Media Communications department have teamed up to bring all home games live to the Club Sports website. “(Division I Coach) Kirk Handy called me and asked if there was any way we could video stream the games,” Director of New Media Communications Bruce Braun said. “I knew that the Chancellor had a passion for involving students by providing to them meaningful mentoring and hands on opportunities, so I saw this as a perfect fit.” Since Braun saw the opportunity to give students production experience, the crew is completely made up of students.

Read more
1 136 137 138 139 140